Risotto ai funghi porcini

Risotto with Porcini mushrooms

Risotto with Porcini mushroom is a popular dish especially among the North Italy during autumn when the fresh “Funghi porcini” comes into the market. People cook different Italian delicacies with it like: tagliatelle (pasta) with porcini, Tagliata (meat) and porcini mushrooms on top and also risotto with porcini that is so famous. Ingredients | Servings:…

Meat Piroshky

Meat Piroshki with Iranian twist

It’s a fried dough that contains a tasty filling which is usually made of minced meat. Piroshki is part of Russian cuisine and is so popular in Iran alongside Olivie’s Salad and Beef Stroganoff! My mom used to make this piroshki with Zereshk (dried barberry) when I was a kid! She always bought the dough…

Eggplant Parmesane Served!

Eggplant Parmesan – a lighter version

Eggplant parmesan is one of the classics of Italian cuisine. From north to south of Italy they cook this dish in different ways. Although traditionally you should deep fry the eggplants and in some other eggplants should be covered by breadcrumbs, in this recipe, I preferred to grill them in the oven instead. This way,…

Ribollita - Kale soup

Ribollita – Soup of Tuscany

Ribollita is one of Tuscany’s famous dishes. It’s part of “Cucina Povera” (typical cuisine of poor people) because it doesn’t contain any meat. Ribollita means re-boiled. It was made of vegetable soup of the day before that being “re-boiled” with stale bread in the day after. The source of it unique taste is KALE. The…

Khoresht Gheimeh

Khoresht Gheimeh – Stew of yellow split peas

Khoresht Gheime is a popular dish in Iran. It’s made of meat, split peas and tomato concentrate (or puree) and onions. Khoresht in Farsi (Persian) means stew. It’s always served with rice. The “mazzes مزه” that you can combine this dish with are so vast: plain yogurt, Shirazi salad, raw onions, torshi (Iranian pickles), herbs……

Persian White Rice with Tahdig – Kate Style

Iranian or Persian Rice is one of the basic things that every cook of Iranian dishes should know. You have only 1 ingredient to cook but it can turn out to be a hard task! The main characteristic of making Persian rice is the rice should “ری REI” in Farsi means it should “grow” (&…

Baghali Ghatogh – Stew of Beans and Dill

Baghali Ghatogh is one of the famous dishes of north Iran! It’s one of those vegetarian dishes that tastes really good and maybe particular for those who never taste it before. The combination of garlic, dill & turmeric gives it a unique taste and with kateh rice it feels like heaven! aaaaand It’s one of…

Kamut + Spelt bread is ready

Rustic Spelt & Kamut Bread – High In Fibre

I made this Rustic Spelt & Kamut Bread because I wanted to put more fiber into my daily food and came up with this recipe! This bread is so DENSE and is a wonderful combination with bruschettas and Patè. Hope you like it! Ingredients Preparation In the dough machine pour water, yeast and sugar. Mix…

Naan Barbari – Barbari Bread

Barbari bread or Naan Barbari is one of the famous breads of Iran. With this bread, any Iranian dish feels more authentic. After lots of trial and error, I come up with this recipe which respects the characteristics of the original bread. Hope you like it! Ingredients for glaze: Preparation of glaze: In a small…

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